Salt Lake City Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Chaffetz faces harsh criticism during packed town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Star Tribune

    U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz was met by frequent, deafening boos at a Thursday town hall as constituents grilled him on everything from investigating President Donald Trump's tax returns to Planned Parenthood. A young girl asked the Republican about his plans to protect the air and water and the crowd booed when he replied that supports an all-of-the-above energy strategy, which includes mining for coal.

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  2. Man accused of punching officer at Elizabeth Smart eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Star Tribune

    An 80-year-old man is accused of punching a police officer who stopped him from approaching kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart with a knife at a book-signing event in Indiana. Smart - who was 14 in 2002 when she was snatched from her bedroom in Salt Lake City and held for nine months - had been speaking about overcoming adversity at Indiana State University on Wednesday when the incident occurred.

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  3. Refugees: A world away from loved ones, anxious and in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Star Tribune

    President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees from certain countries has brought stress, desperation, worry and confusion to a number of families in the United States and abroad. Trump's order temporarily halted the entire U.S. refugee program and banned all entries from seven Muslim-majority nations for 90 days.

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  4. Fans calling plays? New indoor football team giving it a tryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Star Tribune

    William McCarthy, chosen by fans to coach the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles of the Indoor Football League, will soon be calling plays for the expansion franchise by waiting for a majority vote over a matter of seconds from many of those same people. Fans calling plays in real time, after scouting some of the players and having a say in the final roster and starting lineup? That's the idea, and McCarthy understands the skepticism, even tried to anticipate it in his own locker room.

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  5. nation and world briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Shootings and homicides in Chicago are higher than this time last January, a month that marked the deadliest start to a year in the city in nearly two decades. As of Monday, at least 228 people had been shot in Chicago this year, a 5.5 percent increase from the 216 shot in the same period last year.

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  6. Prosecutors release video of shooting by police in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Prosecutors released videos Monday of a high-profile police shooting that show an officer firing multiple times from short range at a suspect who was wounded after refusing to drop a metal stick during a fight near the Salt Lake City homeless shelter. Body camera video from the two officers involved show them running after a man who appears to be Abdullahi "Abdi" Mohamed and yelling, "Put it down now ... Police ... Drop it now."

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  7. Big business of footwear on display at outdoor retail expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Footwear's position as the second largest segment in lucrative outdoor retail industry is on full display at a trade expo in Salt Lake City this week. A wide array of colors, prints and designs line the shelves at booths at the Outdoor Retailer show where companies promote their footwear as being lighter and more versatile.

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  8. Judge tosses lawsuit against attorneys for polygamous groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A judge threw out a lawsuit Wednesday against polygamous leader Warren Jeffs that claimed the sect's longtime Utah law firm created a veneer that helped perpetuate abuses such as child labor and underage marriage. U.S. District Judge Ted Stewart decided that lawyers who represented leaders of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints were not responsible for alleged misdeeds by the secretive group based on the Utah-Arizona border.

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  9. Judge won't dismiss lawsuit over alleged NSA Olympic spyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A judge refused Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit claiming the National Security Agency conducted a mass warrantless surveillance program during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby decided to let the case from a former mayor proceed, rejecting NSA's arguments that it should be dismissed because the allegations are implausible.

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  10. Black Diamond founder: Outdoor retail show should leave UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A powerful outdoor recreation industry executive said Tuesday the world's largest outdoor retail show going on this week in Salt Lake City should leave Utah if the state's top political leaders continue what he calls an assault on public lands. Black Diamond Equipment founder Peter Metcalf said keeping the show in Utah makes the industry complicit in supporting rhetoric and strategies that don't align with its values.

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  11. Boy caught dangling from ski lift at Utah resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A Utah father who was skiing with his children captured dramatic video this week of a boy dangling from a ski lift by his backpack. Clint Ashmead said the incident occurred Monday at the Sundance Mountain Resort south of Salt Lake City.

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  12. 6 defendants take plea deals in polygamous food stamp caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ST. GEORGE, Utah - Six additional members of a polygamous group based on the Utah-Arizona border took plea deals Wednesday to avoid jail time in a multimillion-dollar food-stamp fraud case. The six pleaded guilty to fraud Wednesday in St. George, Utah, leaving only fugitive leader Lyle Jeffs and two others with charges still pending in the case filed February against 11 people.

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  13. Officials: National park in Utah bursting, even in winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Officials at southern Utah's Zion National Park say they're being overrun by visitors, even during the usual winter lull. Rangers have had to block tour buses and oversize vehicles from Zion Canyon to control the crowds during the holiday season and close the road, The Salt Lake Tribune reported .

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  14. USC player charged with rape in Utah gets bail loweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Osa Masina's bail was decreased to $100,000 from $250,000 during a court hearing in Salt Lake City. Masina has been free on bail since shortly after his September arrest.

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  15. Circa Gallery in Minneapolis closes a strong year with its Winter SalonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Abstract painting fans, listen up:a ...Circa Gallery, consistently lovely, consistently underappreciated, will quietly awe us once more with its year-end summit of gallery regulars, always a nice dance of color, silence and atmospherics. It's a crew too talented to pick favorites from, but we're excited to see the new acrylic-on-linen joints by Lindsy Halleckson, which convey a perfect wintry lightness.

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  16. The Drive: Sports, fair converge to give Metro Transit its biggest day everRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Back in September, Metro Transit had its biggest ridership day ever when passengers took nearly 370,000 rides on buses, light rail and commuter trains. It happened on a Thursday when the Twins, Vikings, Gophers and Saints all had home games.

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  17. Mormon choir performance at Trump inauguration draws ireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The announcement that the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will perform at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony hasn't been met with universal applause. Erika Munson, co-founder of the pro-LGBT rights group Mormons Building Bridges, said the performance will be seen as the faith's official stamp of approval for Trump.

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  18. Teen accused of firing gun in Utah school pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A Utah teenager accused of firing a shotgun inside a junior high classroom before being disarmed by his parents pleaded not guilty Thursday to five theft and firearms charges. No one was injured in the shooting.

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  19. Life of adventure isn't all summitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Caroline Gleich is a professional ski mountaineer, an adventurer, and an advocate for wild places. Her job involves climbing up and soaring down some of the world's most heart-thumpingly vertical places on skis in a manner that suggests she's been given a reprieve from the limitations of our plebeian existence.

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  20. Everybody hates New York City's airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Travelers lined up at a security checkpoint at O'Hare International Airport, which ranks among the worst in the U.S. New York fancies itself the biggest and the best at pretty much everything. But when it comes to airports, the city that never sleeps is really good at being the absolute worst.

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